NYLI News

NYLI’s Graphic Novel Book Club February Meeting

The next Graphic Novel Book Club will meet on Thursday February 20th . We will discuss  Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaption by Damian Duffy. The book is based on Octavia Butler’s Kindred.

Location:New York Law Institute, Inc.120 Broadway, Suite 932212-732-8720Date & time:February 20th  at 1pmFor any questions, please contact, Eileen Dolan at edolan@NYLI.org

By |February 19th, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI’s Graphic Novel Book Club February Meeting

LLMC-Digital Webinar

Webinar times are: Eastern Time

Optimize your records and briefs research with LLMC-Digital

The Library of the New York Law Institute offers web-based training sessions to help you discover new resources and enhance your research with LLMC-Digital, an extensive archive of historical primary and specialized legal materials covering the U.S. federal and state governments, the British […]

By |February 17th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on LLMC-Digital Webinar

NYLI Closed for President’s Day

The New York Law Institute will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020 in observance of the Presidents’ Day national holiday and will reopen on Tuesday, February 18th at 8:30 AM.

By |February 12th, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI Closed for President’s Day

LLAGNY Deliberate Solos evening CLE program at NYLI

Fundamentals of Cross-Border Taxation: Old and New Rules

NY CLE Program

February 19, 2020

6:00-7:00 p.m.

New York Law Institute 120 Broadway

Room 932

Speakers: William M. Funk, Esq.

Christos Pamboukes, Esq.

Many attorneys completely eschew discussing tax issues with clients, but identifying the presence of tax issues can be a benefit to clients even if they do not perform the full […]

By |February 10th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on LLAGNY Deliberate Solos evening CLE program at NYLI

Great Snakes! LLAGNY Graphic Novel Club discusses Tintin !!

Law Library Association’s Graphic Novel Club went classic with a discussion of 3 Tin-Tin adventures !

Attendees found much to discuss about an over 80+ year old European comic strip character — Tintin !! The stories captivated members with charming illustrations, clever use of language, puns, and the adorable naif that is […]

By |February 5th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on Great Snakes! LLAGNY Graphic Novel Club discusses Tintin !!

Time for Impeachment…Research!!

Curious about the Presidential Impeachment process, past impeachments, and a citizen’s duty regarding impeachment? Check out NYLI’s collection and get up to speed —

A great – and really quick! – introduction is Alicia Klepeis’ Understanding the Impeachment Process. This e-book is under 50 pages with illustrations, so voila, you are […]

By |February 3rd, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on Time for Impeachment…Research!!

Data Visualizations Hot Topic Spotlight

Compiled by Lucy Curci-Gonzalez
Data Visualizations and Infographics

Mauldin, Sarah K. C.

Graphics which visually represent data or complex ideas are oftentimes easier for people to understand and digest than standalone statistics. A map shaded with different colors to represent religious affiliations or income levels enables researchers to quickly identify trends and patterns. New free tools and […]

By |January 29th, 2020|New at NYLI|Comments Off on Data Visualizations Hot Topic Spotlight

All About NYLI Webinar

The New York Law Institute now offers members a variety of resources and services including 2 eBooks collections providing access to over 160,000 eBook titles. We offer the entire West Academic Nutshells series in eBook format, hundreds of ABA titles, and Mathew Bender legal treatises.  We also offer access to valuable electronic resources such as […]

By |January 27th, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on All About NYLI Webinar

Divorce, 1850s Style!

 

Celebrity actor in contested divorce…. media taking sides…. crowds attending proceedings…mutual accusations of infidelity…prominent lawyers…landmark alimony settlement followed by a dispute over legal fees.  Sound familiar?

Well, if you were around in 1850s, it would!

Philadelphia native son and premier American Shakespearean actor Edwin Forrest attempted to obtain a divorce from wife Catherine through the Pennsylvania […]

By |January 22nd, 2020|New at NYLI, NYLI Collections|Comments Off on Divorce, 1850s Style!

LOC and GPO Digitizing U.S. Congressional Serial Set

According to the Library of Congress website:
“The Law Library of Congress, in collaboration with the U.S. Government Publishing Office, has started a large multi-year effort to digitize and make accessible volumes of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set dating back to the first volume published in 1817.”
Read more here.

By |January 20th, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on LOC and GPO Digitizing U.S. Congressional Serial Set